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Dudley's (New, Improved) Dungeon

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Hello, Dudley, welcome to MathHack! You are a lawful male human Mathematician.
                    
                    
                    
                    
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1+2 unknown creature causing you both concern and anxiety
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√̅4 unknown creature causing you anxiety but trying to cause you alarm
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You find 3^2 traps.

3^2 traps (teleportation traps)

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You see here 2 bananas.

u - 1+2(3) bananas.

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@ Hello, mathematician! Welcome again to Kadirli's used armor dealership!
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You drop 402 gold pieces. 402 zorkmids are added to your credit, to a total of 804, twice your previous credit.
Choose which spell  
                    
    Name            
a - subtract        
b - integrate       
c - differentiate   
d - divide          
e - converge        
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You divide the brown pudding!
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The door opens. The fraction simplifies!

1 a constant

Inspired by an hour and a half of math-related discussion on #nethack
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#1 yhelothar Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:44
Choose which spell to cast. In what direction?
The minotaur is divided by zero! The minotaur screams in agony as its body begins to warp.--more
The minotaur ceases to exist. A wand of digging lands on the floor with a thud.

#2 Prefectfordprefect Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:14:29
Add would be overpowered in stores, as would the jelly race's new ability, "Power of Two", which inexplicably divides itself into two.

???

#3 ThePathfinder Wed, 6 Jan 2016 06:40:01
Makes me think of those so-called prescrool "math games" which polluted Chinese "Learning Machine"s.

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